Presentation on theme: "Biomedical Resources for Mobile Devices at USC"— Presentation transcript:
1 Biomedical Resources for Mobile Devices at USC Norris Medical LibraryEmily Brennan, MLISPamela M. Corley, MLS, AHIPEvans Whitaker, MD, MLISBiomedical Resources for Mobile Devices at USC
2 Questions for you Are you a beginner, intermediate or advanced? What device do you own?What questions do you have for us?We don’t know everything about this rapidly changing area, but will do our best to find you answers to your questions if we do not know!
3 Outline Applications Mobile Device Optimized Webpages VisualDX EpocratesLexi-CompACP PierEssential Evidence PlusNextBioPubMed on TapUCentral5 Minute Clinical ConsultEmergency Medicine ManualPocket Guide to Diagnostic TestsDiagnosaurus: differential diagnosisMobile Device Optimized WebpagesPubMed for handheldsUpToDate for handheldsMD Consult for handhelds
5 VisualDxWhatAn application designed to help with visual diagnosis (not too surprising)Primarily dermatologicHowFree download for iPhone for USC users.Android app soon to follow.Sign up for download from main page at VisualDx. Fill out form and submit. They back the information you need to download application from iTunes App store
6 Epocrates What? How? A drug information tool Several versions of varying costs – free to ~$200How?Free download of basic Rx version for allMost platforms have a versionAndroid version of Rx is in betaEpocrates Essentials provided by Keck SOM to studentsDownload from
7 Lexi-Comp What? Drug information resource How? There are academic discountsLinks center of homepage lead to purchase optionsFor Palm, PPC, Windows Mobile, Blackberry
8 ACP Pier What? A clinical information tool Rapid access to high quality clinical informationHow?Free download for USC usersOnly for Palm PDAsSee for details
9 Essential Evidence Plus What?Evidence-based clinical information toolHow?Only for Palm OS or Windows Mobile devicesfor more information
10 NextBio What? How? PubMed search with emphasis on Bioinformatics iPhone onlyFree download from iTunes App store
11 PubMed on Tap What? How? PubMed search application For iPhone Lite is free, full version is $2.99Download from iTunes App store
12 Unbound Medicine/uCentral What?USC purchases access so that USC students, faculty, and staff can download:5 Minute Clinical Consult – clinical information toolEmergency Medicine Manual – abbreviated text of EMPocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests – abbreviated text about diagnostic testingHow?Blackberry, iPhone, Palm, WindowsMobile, Android versionsGo to uCentral, click link to arrive at uCentral, then click Register for PDA Download, fill out form and receive information about downloading by .
13 Diagnosaurus What? How? Differential diagnosis software Versions for Blackberry, iPhone, Palm, Windows Mobile
15 PubMed for handhelds What? How? MEDLINE search for handhelds Uses a PICO search formatHow?
16 UpToDate for handhelds What?Popular clinical information toolHow?Access only on-campus through USC Wirelesspda.uptodate.com or mobile.uptodate.comWorks for iPhone and Blackberry, does not work with Droid
17 MD Consult for handhelds What?MD Consult is a book collection which you search by topicHow?Create a personal account at MDConsult on your personal computer.Make sure you are logged out of MD Consult account on computer, go to m.mdconsult.com and log in to account using same sign-in
18 Questions? Contact us with your questions or suggestions Emily Brennan:Pamela M. Corley:Evans M. Whitaker:Mobile Devices Library Guide for more information